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Prepare for Your Spring Rush with Drip-Well

February 5th, 2019 | Posted by Drip-Well

It’s February and when an arctic vortex settles in, nothing seems more urgent than settling in for a hot cup of tea while flipping through seed catalogs and dreaming about spring. That may sound like fun, but, of course, activity on the farm doesn’t just stop during these sub-freezing days. In fact, the subfreezing days… Read more »

Restrictions on Ethanol in Gasoline Changing

December 13th, 2018 | Posted by Drip-Well

In 2011, a federal mandate was put into place that banned the sale of gasoline blended with 15 percent ethanol instead of the usual 10 percent ethanol between the months of June and September. This mandate was created because the high-ethanol gasoline blend, which is commonly called E15, is believed by some to contribute to… Read more »

Drip-Well Keeps Prices Low Despite Inflation

September 11th, 2018 | Posted by Drip-Well

The price of just about everything in the U.S. has gone up significantly over the last 30 years or so. Back in the early 1990s, the average cost of a new home was about $123,000. Today, that same home would cost almost $300,000. Back then, the average cost of a new car sat just below… Read more »

Weather Can Make or Break a Crop: Rely on Drip-Well

July 3rd, 2018 | Posted by Drip-Well

When it comes to caring for our crops, we all want to do whatever we can to ensure that they grow. To keep them healthy, we depend on technology and Mother Nature to work together to give crops the water they need to thrive. The only problem is that the weather does not always do… Read more »

Nebraska Family Lands in the Smithsonian’s American Enterprise Exhibit

June 5th, 2018 | Posted by Drip-Well

Several years ago, the Corn Farmer Coalition, better known as the CFC, decided that it wanted to do something to improve its image among the many policy makers who live and work in Washington, D.C. So it started using aggressive advertising campaigns to let those policy makers know about the value of corn farming and… Read more »

Drip-Well Supports FFA

April 20th, 2018 | Posted by Drip-Well

It would appear as though the next generation of young agricultural producers and businesspeople in the state of Nebraska is going to be a strong one. The Nebraska FFA Association, which is an organization that has been encouraging young people to enroll in agricultural education classes for almost 100 years now, held its 90th annual… Read more »

Fast Facts About Nebraska’s Agriculture Industry

December 5th, 2017 | Posted by Drip-Well

It’s no secret that Nebraska’s farms form the cornerstone of our great state’s economy. Agriculture has been an essential part of Nebraska’s DNA for generations, and that isn’t going to change anytime soon. But farming doesn’t just have an impact on us here at home; nutritious food grown in Nebraska can be found in homes… Read more »